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Deep Springs Hosts Author Philip Gourevitch

This spring’s guest lecturer for the Withrow Chair was award-winning journalist Philip Gourevitch, noted author and correspondent on international affairs. Philip visited the ranch for the past week with his wife Larissa MacFarquhar (also an accomplished writer with New Yorker magazine) and their two children. Philip lectured and took extensive questions from the community on two evenings, while Larissa did likewise on a third evening. Both authors joined the students for ongoing conversations in the Boarding House and around campus throughout the week, reflecting on the role of journalism, writing and biography in the exercise of public discourse on governmental, cultural and international affairs.